Free class trains helpers for wildlife emergencies

A one-day, free, eight-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response class allows participants to work directly with oiled wildlife. The class also satisfies the annual HAZWOPER renewal requirement. The class covers hazardous situation recognition, site assessment and air monitoring, personal protective equipment, decontamination procedures and an overview of how oil spill response operations are conducted. It also examines specific hazards associated with working around oiled wildlife.


The training is from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Port Angeles City Council Chambers, 321 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles. Registration is required: Visit or phone 417-2361 no later than Jan. 25.
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